художник на икониPolarbear was on Channel 4’s Random Acts last week. Random Acts is a brand new short-form daily arts strand on Channel 4. Over the course of a year, it will showcase 260 specially commissioned three-minute films chosen for their bold and original expressions of creativity. If you’re interested in spoken word stuff, you … [Read more…]
The other night I went to Speak Up at the Hare and Hounds – a night of poetry, spoken word and music with a little bit of crazy dancing thrown in for good measure. It was good – the place was busy, there was a nice, relaxed atmosphere and the performers were an entertainingly mixed bunch. I’ve … [Read more…]
икониOk, so the new thing from Polarbear isn’t being performed in Birmingham yet but hopefully it will at some point: OLD ME is me speaking directly, warts and all about what happens when you’ve figured out what you want and where your inspiration comes from. What happens when the life you have created is a … [Read more…]
I didn’t make any new year resolutions, but if I did ‘go to more theatre in 2011’ might have been on there. On Saturday I ticked that box good n hard, clocking up the Rep, the Hippodrome and the Old Rep before 5pm. The Rep – The Final Curtain The Rep’s closing for a couple … [Read more…]
Two new things (to me, at least) gleaned from the arts bit of the BCC website. First up, Verbalise which culminates in a performance on Thurs 3 June: A celebration of young people’s written and spoken words. Verbalise showcases the talents of Birmingham’s emerging spoken word artists and performance poets, kicking off with a series … [Read more…]
Return is very recommended. Weds and Thurs this week at mac. I’ve just got myself a ticket. As a bonus, there’s an interview with Polarbear here.
Lots Of Things To See And Do In The West Midlands: October 2009 I should’ve linked to this earlier in the month but there’s plenty of recommendations left The Electric’s Children’s Cinema Club Screen WM has the listings for this month’s kiddies club at the Electric with films and creative workshops Shop « Polarbear, spoken … [Read more…]
I meant to write this up a while back and was reminded by Polarbear appearing on Radio 3’s The Verb (click here to listen again, he’s on at 11mins) the other night. I’ve gone on a bit about how good I think Polarbear (Steve Camden to his mum) is and a few weeks back I … [Read more…]